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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 1997-98 Season

Head Coach:Rich Chambers (First season)
League:Canada West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
9-110.4501604-158680.2 - 79.312-150.4442135-213379.1 - 79.015-180.4552631-259679.7 - 78.7

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 David Buchanan Guard5-10 Langley, BC 
 Gerald Cole Guard6-0 Vancouver, BCVancouver College
 John Dykstra Guard6-5 Chilliwack, BC 
 Mikkel Hansen   
 Christopher Mitchell   
 Joel Nickel Forward6-7 Abbotsford, BC 
 Alex Seal   
 Nick Seredick   
 Jeff Sharma Guard6-0 North Vancouver, BC 
 Nino Sose Guard6-4 Bosnia 
 Jamie Wilmott   
 Alexander Zabori   
 Domini Zimmerman   

Awards presented

Gerald Cole Canada West First Team All-Star
John Dykstra Canada West Second Team All-Star
Christopher Mitchell Canada West All Rookie Team
Nino Sose Canada West Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Tue Oct 21, 1997UnknownTrinity WesternWin101-64  
Fri Oct 24, 1997Hamilton, ONMcMasterLoss70-94  
Sat Oct 25, 1997St. Catharines, ONBrockWin94-87  
Tue Oct 28, 1997UnknownSimon FraserWin79-76  
Fri Oct 31, 1997Vancouver, BCManitobaWin86-62  
Sat Nov 1, 1997UnknownSeattle Blue AngelsWin99-81  
Sat Nov 8, 1997UnknownSeattle PacificLoss84-97  
Fri Dec 12, 1997Vancouver, BCSimon FraserLoss55-63  
Sat Jan 3, 1998Vancouver, BCSeattle Blue AngelsLoss78-82 Thunderbird Invitational
Sun Jan 4, 1998Vancouver, BCVictoriaLoss62-66 Thunderbird Invitational
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 14, 1997Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin89-73  
Sat Nov 15, 1997Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanLoss74-79  
Fri Nov 21, 1997Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin85-46  
Sat Nov 22, 1997Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin62-54  
Fri Nov 28, 1997Vancouver, BCVictoriaLoss77-83  
Sat Nov 29, 1997Vancouver, BCVictoriaLoss46-75  
Fri Jan 9, 1998Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeLoss76-84  
Sat Jan 10, 1998Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin95-84  
Fri Jan 16, 1998Vancouver, BCAlbertaLoss90-98  
Sat Jan 17, 1998Vancouver, BCAlbertaLoss81-96  
Fri Jan 23, 1998Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin73-46  
Sat Jan 24, 1998Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin101-63  
Fri Jan 30, 1998Calgary, ABCalgaryWin96-84  
Sat Jan 31, 1998Calgary, ABCalgaryWin87-77  
Fri Feb 6, 1998Victoria, BCVictoriaLoss78-92  
Sat Feb 7, 1998Victoria, BCVictoriaLoss67-93  
Fri Feb 13, 1998Vancouver, BCLethbridgeWin100-93  
Sat Feb 14, 1998Vancouver, BCLethbridgeLoss86-96  
Sat Feb 21, 1998Edmonton, ABAlbertaLoss73-82  
Sun Feb 22, 1998Edmonton, ABAlbertaLoss68-88  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 27, 1998Victoria, BCVictoriaWin83-82 Canada West Semifinal
Sat Feb 28, 1998Victoria, BCVictoriaLoss74-78 Canada West Semifinal
Sun Mar 1, 1998Victoria, BCVictoriaLoss62-78 Canada West Semifinal

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Nino Sose1854330.224-7133.8119-23750.274-10272.516-55713.960625553133618.7
Gerald Cole2061530.834-9237.097-23142.089-10882.48-45532.666666613331715.8
John Dykstra2063431.743-9147.3111-21551.643-5874.139-801196.057495011730815.4
Joel Nickel1848126.70-10.072-11264.331-6845.633-701035.761173221121759.7
David Buchanan822127.67-1936.825-5644.616-2176.23-14172.1222212010739.1
Domini Zimmerman2049224.612-2450.042-8748.342-5675.016-29452.24247350121386.9
Christopher Mitchell2038419.23-1421.441-7852.621-3363.623-51743.7443228381065.3
Nick Seredick151167.71-250.018-3551.413-2259.17-11181.2172513503.3
Alexander Zabori1723814.01-520.021-3953.811-1668.810-14241.43311809543.2
Jeff Sharma10999.90-20.010-2050.05-862.52-570.71771314252.5
Jamie Wilmott2189.00-00.01-250.01-250.01-342.03330131.5
Alex Seal1414510.40-30.06-2524.05-955.63-580.6178501171.2
Mikkel Hansen4153.80-00.00-30.00-00.01-120.50010000.0
* Team Totals204001200.1125-32438.6563-114049.4351-50369.8162-38354527.243932631333141160280.1